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Only 10% of consumers would consider banking with Apple, bizarre study finds

GM testing pedestrian detection system powered by WiFi Direct (video)

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Car makers have been peddling wireless pedestrian avoidance systems almost as long as there have been automobiles. (We believe one of the earliest was called the "side view mirror.") GM's new experiment though, differs from other implementations by skipping out on the 3G, cameras and radar -- instead going...
GM testing pedestrian detection system powered by WiFi Direct (video)
Anonymous Launches #OPIsrael in Response to Israel's Live-Tweeted Attack on Gaza

Want to use your iPad during takeoff? Tell the FAA

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The Federal Aviation Administration is asking for opinions on the use of portable electronic devices on flights — including during an airplane’s take off and landing. The agency released a document today asking the public and other interested parties to comment on the use of devices that might include iPads,...
Want to use your iPad during takeoff? Tell the FAA

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Android is failing by succeeding in China

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By all accounts Google is riding high on the success of Android. More than three-quarters of all new phones shipped are running Google’s mobile operating system, and that gives Mountain View access to a ton of user data, and avenues to promote its services. However, Google’s business decisions over the...
Android is failing by succeeding in China

The smartest guys in the same damn room

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I literally wrote the book on remote working. In The Upgrade I explained how I spent five years living the life of a digital nomad: bouncing from hotel to hammock, working anywhere there was a decent wifi connection. Mine was an extreme example, perhaps, but most entrepreneurs will nod in...
The smartest guys in the same damn room

Today's Scuttlebot: Cuomo's PIN Messaging and the End of Tax-Free Online Sales

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Monday's selection includes Gov. Andrew Cuomo's avoidance of e-mail, Republican governors' embrace of taxes (well, online sales taxes) and a Wikipedia set-to over Kate Middleton's wedding gown....
Today's Scuttlebot: Cuomo's PIN Messaging and the End of Tax-Free Online Sales
Advertising is Hated — and Failing
White House admits systems in Military Office were hacked

Sonos S5 Stereo: Quality Music via Cloud, Managed by iPhone

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The new musical centerpiece in our home doesn't have an LCD display to tell me the music playing. It doesn't have preset stations, or an antenna. It doesn't have a slot for one or more CDs, and it doesn't even have a dock to hold my iPhone. It just looks...
Sonos S5 Stereo: Quality Music via Cloud, Managed by iPhone

Boot up: Amazon's music cloud, RIM looks to Microsoft, jetpack avoidance and more

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Plus make your own karaoke!, how impressive are iPhone 5 sales really?, the zero-day business and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamAmazon Cloud Player launches in parts of Europe >> Fast CompanyCloud Player, Amazon's music storage system, has made...
Boot up: Amazon's music cloud, RIM looks to Microsoft, jetpack avoidance and more

Fashion Designer Inadvertently Invokes Anonymous On the Runway [UPDATED]

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One of Mr. Wu's designs. (uproxx.com) We all know tech is cool now, but did you know hacking circles like Anonymous are actually sartorial tastemakers? Apparently neither did designer Adrian Wu, whose models in his Toronto fashion show sported Guy Fawkes masks, much to the confusion of show attendees. According...
Fashion Designer Inadvertently Invokes Anonymous On the Runway [UPDATED]

Publishers To Ad Nets: Hands Off Our Ad Inventory

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Over the past few years, a number of major publishers have sworn off remnant ad networks, often citing the lack of transparency and fear of driving down premium prices as the reason for their avoidance. But as a Mediaweek piece shows, online pubs like WSJ.com, Bloomberg.com and TheStreet.com, which...
Publishers To Ad Nets: Hands Off Our Ad Inventory

iRobot, InTouch Health unveil RP-VITA telepresence robot, let doctors phone in bedside manner

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In case you missed the memo, there's quite a bit more to iRobot than adorable autonomous vacuums -- these days the firm works on military projects, consumer electronics and tablet-controlled telepresence robots. Earlier this year, iRobot even retooled itself to build an emerging technologies group, announcing a partnership with...
iRobot, InTouch Health unveil RP-VITA telepresence robot, let doctors phone in bedside manner

Packard Bell burrows affordable niche with EasyNote TE: 400 euros, 15.6 inches, AMD inside

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While parent company Acer eyes deeper pockets and higher margins, Packard Bell is soldiering on with its EasyNote range of laptops for thrifty Europeans. Spotted by the friendly folk at Pocket-lint, the EasyNote TE has just reached stores and should scrape under the €400 (£300, $500) mark -- thanks...
Packard Bell burrows affordable niche with EasyNote TE: 400 euros, 15.6 inches, AMD inside

FDA approves iRobot RP-VITA telepresence robot for use in hospitals

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iRobot's robots physicians have been wanting to offer their diagnostic assistance for around six months, but now the the RP-VITA, made in partnership with InTouch's AVA telepresence broadcast tech, has been given permission by the FDA to roam a hospital corridor near you. According to the press release, the...
FDA approves iRobot RP-VITA telepresence robot for use in hospitals
Boom! New chip adds more punch to mobile device speakers
What's in your bag, Thomas Ricker?
Amazon teaming up with Nokia for Kindle Fire maps, says Reuters

Now Consumer Reports Is Trashing Apple's Maps (AAPL)

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Apple's maps have come under heavy fire and now Consumer Reports is jumping in the fray. It says, "our GPS navigation team has put the application through a quick evaluation," and while Apple's maps feels like "a fresh, new product," it "has much maturing to do before it can rival...
Now Consumer Reports Is Trashing Apple's Maps (AAPL)

Apple tries to lock down market research data in Samsung trial, only gives us more details

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Even though Steve Jobs proudly boasted that Apple doesn’t do any market research, court documents in the company’s ongoing trial against Samsung say otherwise. Now Apple VP of product marketing Greg Joswiak is working hard to keep the company’s research activities secret, reports Network World’s Yoni Heisler. But in...
Apple tries to lock down market research data in Samsung trial, only gives us more details

For better or worse, Apple addicted to the rumor cycle

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For years, Apple has directly and indirectly promoted and inspired the rumor industry that envelops the company. Its cryptic event invitations, avoidance of any industry spotlight not of its own creation and its overall corporate culture of tight-lipped secrecy have inspired both amateur bloggers and mainstream tech outlets to grasp at...
For better or worse, Apple addicted to the rumor cycle

Beat the traffic with these GPS devices (roundup)

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We've rounded up a selection of navigation devices with the best of traffic data and avoidance technology....
Beat the traffic with these GPS devices (roundup)

The Gadget Blogger Who Quit The Internet For A Year Is Coming Back, And It Sounds Like He Had A Horrible Time

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In May 2012, The Verge writer Paul Miller quit the Internet for a year. That year is almost up. It sounds like it was pretty awful. Throughout the year, Miller wrote columns about the experience and than had someone else at The Verge post them online for him. In his...
The Gadget Blogger Who Quit The Internet For A Year Is Coming Back, And It Sounds Like He Had A Horrible Time
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